Kristian Bulluss graduated with his medical degree from the University of Melbourne in 1999 and undertaken his internship and basic surgical training at Austin Health. He entered specialist training in neurosurgery in 2005 working at St George’s Hospital, Sydney, Austin Health, the Royal Children’s Hospital and St Vincent’s Public Hospital in Melbourne. During this time, Kristian complete a PhD at the University of Melbourne and obtained his fellowship from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2012.
Kristian undertook a functional neurosurgical fellowship in 2012/13 at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, United Kingdom. Under Professor Tipu Aziz, he gained surgical expertise in the treatment of movement disorders (including Parkinson’s Disease, dystonia and essential tremor), pain and epilepsy.
Kristian works as a consultant neurosurgeon at St Vincent’s Private Hospital, Cabrini Hospital, Malvern and Knox Private Hospital. He also has appointments at St Vincent’s Public Hospital and Austin Health. Kristian manages all neurosurgical conditions with a special interest in deep brain stimulation, epilepsy surgery, brain tumours and complex reconstructive spinal surgery. He is experienced in the use of minimal invasive approaches to both cranial and spinal neurosurgery.
Kristian is actively involved in teaching both medical students and neurosurgical training doctors. Kristian has published in both national and international journals and is involved in a number of research projects in deep brain stimulation, peripheral nerve repair and minimal invasive spinal surgery.